He lived in several neighborhoods while growing up (Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York and East Flatbush ). His parents divorced during his childhood and he was raised by his mother, Bonnie Maria Epps, an elementary school principal.It’s a new slice of African American life, with basketball as a backdrop.It’s refreshing in that it’s part of that new movement in black films, looking at the middle class, both the kids come from two-parent household, so it’s not against all odds, or basketball or die.The two stars, along with original cast members Kyla Pratt and Dennis Haysbert, attended a special screening and Q&A for the blockbuster alongside its writer and director Gina Prince-Bythewood during the LA Film Festival.about their iconic film in light of its milestone just a few months ago, and the two celebs were both stunned by the impact the film ended up having on its fans."It's so cool and amazing that it has become this beloved film that people love," Sanaa explained.
Epps followed up his performance in Juice as a running back in the college football drama The Program alongside James Caan.
The eyes never lie Omar Epps has his hotel bed pillows on the sofa, so he can lean into them while he talks to you.
But two minutes into the interview, he’s sitting up and facing you, enthusiastically punctuating his points with his hands.
Hoopers and movie fans alike will be especially pleased to see that former onscreen couple Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan reunited with the rest of the cast from their 2000 popular flick yesterday to celebrate the film's—wait for it—15 year anniversary!
Yeah, can you believe it's been that long since we first witnessed Monica Wright and Quincy Mc Call's roller coaster romance?!